Rogers 2014-15 NHL National Broadcast Schedule

The future of Saturday night games on Canadian TV.

The future of Saturday nights on Canadian TV.

In a new era for hockey broadcasting in Canada, fans will see more games than ever, especially on free-to-air networks, as Rogers will show over 350 games nationally across the country, utilizing up to six networks, with games every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.

Saturday night Hockey Night in Canada will feature anywhere from four to eight games each week in a huge expansion of games for Canadian hockey fans. The allocation of what game screens on what network will be decided on a week-to-week basis, utilizing CBC, City, Sportsnet, Sportsnet One, Sportsnet 360 and FX Canada. FX Canada is currently available on all major providers except Bell, which may piss off a bunch of people, but I suspect no Canadian teams will feature on that channel.

Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey will feature at least one Canadian team each of the 35 weeks during the season and includes nine doubleheaders, with all games being shown on Sportsnet or Sportsnet One. Sunday night hockey will be new for this season, and Rogers will show 25 matchups will all but one featuring a Canadian team and all but one will be found on City. Sunday Night Hockey will be broadcast from a different community rink across Canada each week and will feature players, stories and entertainment.

The 2015 Winter Classic, All-Star Skills competition and All-Star game will be on CBC as usual and the annual Hockey Day in Canada will feature a Canadian triple-header on February 14. All playoff games will be on the Rogers array of stations.

In addition to all of the above, Sportsnet 360 will feature 25 US match-ups throughout the season on Thursday nights (and one Friday night), Sportsnet One currently has 40 American match-ups scheduled on a variety of nights throughout the season, and except even more to be added at a later date.

Hopefully I have managed to include everything in the schedule below without any doubling-up, but no promises as it is a shit-ton of games.

EDIT: Forgot to include a little passage on NHL Centre Ice and Gamecentre. So far, for those north of the border, there is ZERO information currently available in regards to either of these services. Gamecentre is currently available to US-based viewers as it always has been. Included in the Rogers purchase are rights to both Centre Ice and Gamecentre in Canada only, so both could be drastically different. Given how many games are already showing on TV, it will be interesting to see what they offer, especially for those (including yours truly) who support a US team and would live to see every game.

All times are Eastern. Schedule subject to change.

Wednesday October 8:
Montreal at Toronto, 7pm Sportsnet
Vancouver at Calgary, 10pm Sportsnet

Thursday October 9:
Montreal at Washington, 7pm SN360
Boston at Detroit, 7:30pm SN360
Calgary at Edmonton, 9:30pm SN360

Saturday October 11:
Pittsburgh at Toronto, 7pm
Montreal at Philadelphia, 7pm
Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7pm
Calgary at St. Louis, 7pm
Washington at Boston, 7pm
Edmonton at Vancouver, 10pm
Winnipeg at San Jose, 10pm

Sunday October 12:
Toronto at New York Rangers, 7pm City

Tuesday October 14:
Calgary at Nashville, 8pm SN360
Edmonton at Los Angeles, 10:30pm SN360

Wednesday October 15:
Calgary at Chicago, 8pm Sportsnet

Thursday October 16:
Dallas at Pittsburgh, 7pm SN360
Boston at Montreal, 7:30pm SN360

Saturday October 18:
Toronto at Detroit, 7pm
Colorado at Montreal, 7pm
Columbus at Ottawa, 7pm
Boston at Buffalo, 7pm
Tampa Bay at Vancouver, 10pm

Sunday October 19:
Calgary at Winnipeg, 7pm City

Wednesday October 22:
Toronto at Ottawa, 7pm Sportsnet
Washington at Edmonton, 9:30pm Sportsnet

Thursday October 23:
Pittsburgh at Detroit, 7:30pm SN360

Saturday October 25:
Boston at Toronto, 7pm
New York Rangers at Montreal, 7pm
New Jersey at Ottawa, 7pm
Detroit at Philadelphia, 7pm
Chicago at St. Louis, 8pm
Washington at Calgary, 10pm

Sunday October 26:
Ottawa at Chicago, 7pm City

Monday, October 27:
Montreal at Edmonton, 9:30pm Sportsnet

Wednesday October 29:
Nashville at Edmonton, 8pm Sportsnet

Thursday October 30:
Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, 7pm SN360
Montreal at Vancouver, 10pm SN360

Saturday November 1:
Chicago at Toronto, 7pm
Ottawa at Boston, 7pm
Winnipeg at New York Rangers, 7pm
Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7pm
Washington at Tampa Bay, 7pm
Vancouver at Edmonton, 10pm

Sunday November 2:
Calgary at Montreal, 7pm City

Wednesday November 5:
Montreal at Buffalo, 7:30pm Sportsnet
Detroit at NY Rangers, 8pm SN1

Thursday November 6:
Florida at Philadelphia, 7pm SN360
Edmonton at Boston, 7pm SN360
Vancouver at San Jose, 10pm SN360

Saturday November 8:
New York Rangers at Toronto, 7pm
Minnesota at Montreal, 7pm
Winnipeg at Ottawa, 7pm
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 7pm
Washington at Tampa Bay, 7pm
Vancouver at Los Angeles, 10pm

Sunday November 9:
Vancouver at Anaheim, 8pm City

Tuesday November 11:
Pittsburgh at NY Rangers, 7pm SN1

Wednesday November 12:
Boston at Toronto, 8pm Sportsnet
Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10:30pm SN1

Thursday November 13:
Boston at Montréal, 7:30pm SN360

Saturday November 15:
Toronto at Buffalo, 7pm
Philadelphia at Montreal, 7pm
Winnipeg at Nashville, 7pm
New York Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7pm
New York Islanders at Tampa Bay, 7pm
Ottawa at Calgary, 10pm

Sunday November 16:
Montreal at Detroit, 7pm City

Wednesday November 19:
Vancouver at Edmonton, 8pm Sportsnet
Philadelphia at NY Rangers, 8pm SN1

Thursday November 20:
Washington at Colorado, 9pm SN360

Friday November 21:
NY Islanders at Pittsburgh, 7pm SN1

Saturday November 22:
Detroit at Toronto, 7pm
Montreal at Boston, 7pm
Pittsburgh at New York Islanders, 7pm
Buffalo at Washington, 7pm
Chicago at Edmonton, 10pm
New Jersey at Calgary, 10pm

Sunday November 23:
Montreal at New York Rangers, 7pm City

Wednesday November 26:
Winnipeg at Buffalo, 7pm Sportsnet One
Toronto at Pittsburgh, 7:30pm Sportsnet

Thursday November 27:
Edmonton at Nashville, 8pm, SN360
Friday November 28:
NY Rangers at Philadelphia, 1pm SN360/NBC
Chicago at Anaheim, 4pm SN1

Saturday November 29:
Washington at Toronto, 7pm
Buffalo at Montreal, 7pm
Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7pm
Philadelphia at New York Rangers, 7pm
Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7pm
Calgary at Arizona, 10pm
Chicago at Los Angeles, 10pm

Sunday November 30:
Vancouver at Detroit, 2pm City

Monday December 1:
Boston at Anaheim, 10pm SN1

Wednesday December 3:
Montreal at Minnesota, 7pm Sportsnet
Edmonton at Winnipeg, 9pm Sportsnet/SN1

Thursday December 4:
Vancouver at Pittsburgh, 7pm SN360
Colorado at Calgary, 9pm SN1
Boston at San Jose, 10:30pm SN360

Saturday December 6:
Vancouver at Toronto, 7pm
Montreal at Dallas, 7pm
New York Rangers at Detroit, 7pm
Chicago at Nashville, 7pm
San Jose at Calgary, 10pm

Sunday December 7:
Vancouver at Ottawa, 7pm City

Wednesday December 10:
Toronto at Detroit, 8pm Sportsnet

Thursday December 11:
Chicago at Boston, 7pm SN360

Saturday December 13:
Detroit at Toronto, 7pm
Anaheim at Winnipeg, 7pm
Pittsburgh at Columbus, 7pm
Tampa Bay at Washington, 7pm
Chicago at New York Islanders, 7pm
New York Rangers at Vancouver, 10pm

Sunday December 14:
Calgary at Chicago, 8pm City

Wednesday December 17:
Ottawa at New Jersey, 7pm Sportsnet
Boston at Minnesota, 8pm SN1
Dallas at Vancouver, 10pm Sportsnet

Thursday December 18:
St. Louis at Los Angeles, 10:30pm SN360
Edmonton at San Jose, 10:30pm SN360

Saturday December 20:
Philadelphia at Toronto, 7pm
Ottawa at Montreal, 7pm
Tampa Bay at New York Islanders, 7pm
Colorado at Buffalo, 7pm
Calgary at Vancouver, 10pm

Sunday December 21:
Toronto at Chicago, 7pm City

Saturday December 27:
Detroit at Ottawa, 7pm
Winnipeg at Minnesota, 7pm
Washington at Pittsburgh, 7pm
Boston at Columbus, 7pm
Edmonton at Calgary, 10pm

Sunday December 28:
Vancouver at Anaheim, 8pm City

Wednesday December 31:
Toronto at Boston, 7pm Sportsnet
Edmonton at Calgary, 9:30pm Sportsnet

Thursday January 1:
Chicago at Washington, 1pm CBC/NBC

Friday January 2:
New York Islanders at Calgary, 9pm, SN1
St. Louis at Anaheim, 10pm SN1

Saturday January 3:
Toronto at Winnipeg, 7pm
Montreal at Pittsburgh, 7pm
Buffalo at New York Rangers, 7pm
Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7pm
Detroit at Vancouver, 10pm

Sunday January 4:
Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 7pm City

Tuesday January 6:
Colorado at Chicago, 8:30pm SN1

Wednesday January 7:
Washington at Toronto, 7pm Sportsnet
Boston at Pittsburgh, 8pm SN1

Thursday January 8:
Washington at Philadelphia, 7pm SN360
NY Rangers at Los Angeles, 10:30pm SN360

Friday January 9:
Florida at Calgary, 9pm SN1

Saturday January 10:
Pittsburgh at Montreal, 7pm
Ottawa at Arizona, 7pm
Detroit at Washington, 7pm
Calgary at Vancouver, 10pm
Winnipeg at Los Angeles, 10pm
New York Rangers at San Jose, 10pm

Sunday January 11:
Florida at Edmonton, 7pm City

Tuesday January 13:
Detroit at Buffalo, 7pm SN1

Wednesday January 14:
Montreal at Columbus, 7pm Sportsnet
Philadelphia at Washington, 8pm SN1

Thursday January 15:
NY Rangers at Boston, 7pm SN360

Saturday January 17:
Toronto at St. Louis, 7pm
New York Islanders at Montreal, 7pm
Carolina at Ottawa, 7pm
Columbus at Boston, 7pm
Philadelphia at Buffalo, 7pm
Colorado at Tampa Bay, 7pm
Calgary at San Jose, 10pm
Anaheim at Los Angeles, 10pm

Sunday January 18:
NY Rangers at Pittsburgh, 12:30pm NBC
Arizona at Winnipeg, 7pm City

Tuesday January 20:
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:30pm SN1

Wednesday January 21:
Toronto at Ottawa, 7pm Sportsnet
Columbus at Winnipeg, 9pm Sportsnet One

Saturday January 24:
All-Star Skills Competition, 7pm CBC

Sunday January 25:
NHL All-Star Game, TBD CBC

Wednesday January 28:
Toronto at New Jersey, 7:30pm Sportsnet
Pittsburgh at Washington, 8pm SN1
Chicago at Los Angeles, 10:30pm SN1

Thursday January 29:
Boston at NY Islanders, 7pm SN360

Saturday January 31:
Washington at Montreal, 1pm Sportsnet
Toronto at Philadelphia at 7pm
Dallas at Winnipeg, 7pm
Los Angeles at Boston, 7pm
Carolina at New York Rangers, 7pm
Edmonton at Calgary, 10pm

Sunday February 1:
Arizona at Montreal, 1pm City

Tuesday February 3:
Los Angeles at Washington, 7pm SN1

Wednesday February 4:
Pittsburgh at Edmonton, 8:00pm Sportsnet
Boston at NY Rangers, 8pm SN1
San Jose at Calgary, 10pm SN1

Thursday February 5:
NY Islanders at Philadelphia, 7pm SN360

Saturday February 7:
Edmonton at Toronto, 7pm
New Jersey at Montreal, 7pm
Columbus at Ottawa, 7pm
Dallas at Buffalo, 7pm
Pittsburgh at Vancouver, 10pm

Sunday February 8:
Chicago at St. Louis, 12:30pm NBC
Montreal at Boston, 7:30pm Sportsnet

Tuesday February 10:
Dallas at Boston, 7pm SN1

Wednesday February 11:
Vancouver at Chicago, 8pm Sportsnet
Detroit at Pittsburgh, 8pm SN1

Thursday February 12:
NY Rangers at Colorado, 9pm SN360

Saturday February 14:
Edmonton at Ottawa, 2pm
Winnipeg at Detroit, 7pm
Toronto at Montreal, 7pm
Dallas at Colorado, 9pm
Vancouver at Calgary, 10pm

Sunday February 15:
Pittsburgh at Chicago, 12:30pm NBC
Philadelphia at Buffalo, 7:30pm City
Washington at Anaheim, 8pm SN1

Tuesday February 17:
Washington at Pittsburgh, 7pm SN1

Wednesday February 18:
Montreal at Ottawa, 7pm Sportsnet
Detroit at Chicago, 7:30pm SN1
Minnesota at Calgary, 9:30pm SN1
Boston at Edmonton, 10pm Sportsnet

Thursday February 19:
Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7pm SN360

Saturday February 21:
Winnipeg at Toronto, 7pm
Columbus at Montreal, 7pm
Florida at Ottawa, 7pm
Anaheim at Edmonton, 7pm
Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8pm
Detroit at Dallas, 8pm
Los Angeles at San Jose, 10pm

Sunday February 22:
Washington at Philadelphia, 12:30pm NBC
Boston at Chicago. 3:30pm NBC
Vancouver at New York Islanders, 6pm City

Monday February 23:
Detroit at Anaheim, 10pm SN1

Tuesday February 24:
Vancouver at Boston, 7pm SN1

Wednesday February 25:
Calgary at New Jersey, 7:30pm Sportsnet
Pittsburgh at Washington, 8pm SN1

Thursday February 26:
Detroit at San Jose, 10:30pm SN360

Saturday February 28:
N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 8pm NBC
Toronto at Montreal, 7pm
New York Rangers at Philadelphia, 8pm
St. Louis at Edmonton, 10pm
Ottawa at San Jose, 10:30pm

Sunday March 1:
Toronto at Washington, 7pm City

Wednesday March 4:
Ottawa at Winnipeg, 7:30pm Sportsnet
NY Rangers at Detroit, 8pm SN1
Montreal at Anaheim, 10pm Sportsnet

Thursday March 5:
St. Louis at Philadelphia, 7pm SN360

Friday March 6:
Edmonton at Chicago, 8:30pm SN1
Pittsburgh at Anaheim, 10pm SN1

Saturday March 7:
St. Louis at Toronto, 7pm
Montreal at Arizona, 7pm
Winnipeg at Nashville, 7pm
Dallas at Tampa Bay, 7pm
Buffalo at Washington, 7pm
Vancouver at San Jose, 10pm
Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, 10pm

Sunday March 8:
Detroit at Boston, 12:30pm NBC
Calgary at Ottawa, 7pm City

Tuesday March 10:
Los Angeles at Colorado, 9pm SN1

Wednesday March 11:
Buffalo at Toronto, 7pm Sportsnet
NY Rangers at Washington, 8pm SN1

Thursday March 12:
Tampa Bay at Boston, 7pm SN360

Saturday March 14:
Toronto at Vancouver, 7pm
Montreal at New York Islanders, 7pm
Winnipeg at Tampa Bay, 7pm
New York Rangers at Buffalo, 7pm
Calgary at Colorado, 10pm

Sunday March 15:
Detroit at Pittsburgh, 12:30pm NBC
Philadelphia at Ottawa, 7pm City

Monday March 16:
Washington at Buffalo, 7pm SN1

Wednesday March 18:
Chicago at New York Rangers, 8pm Sportsnet
Columbus at Edmonton, 10pm Sportsnet

Thursday March 19:
Pittsburgh at Dallas, 8:30pm SN360

Friday March 20:
Colorado at Anaheim, 10pm SN1

Saturday March 21:
Toronto at Ottawa, 7pm
San Jose at Montreal, 7pm
Washington at Winnipeg, 7pm
Boston at Florida, 7pm
Chicago at Dallas, 8pm
Philadelphia at Edmonton, 10pm

Sunday March 22:
St. Louis at Detroit, 12:30pm NBC
Vancouver at Arizona, 8pm City

Wednesday March 25:
Colorado at Edmonton, 8pm Sportsnet
Chicago at Philadelphia, 8pm SN1
Dallas at Calgary, 10pm SN1

Thursday March 26:
Anaheim at Boston, 7pm SN360

Friday March 27:
Columbus at Chicago, 8:30pm SN1
Dallas at Edmonton, 9pm SN1

Saturday March 28:
Ottawa at Toronto, 7pm
Florida at Montreal, 7pm
Columbus at St. Louis, 8pm
Dallas at Vancouver, 10pm

Sunday March 29:
Chicago at Winnipeg, 7:30pm City

Wednesday April 1:
Toronto at Buffalo, 7:30pm Sportsnet
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 8pm SN1

Thursday April 2:
Boston at Detroit, 7:30pm SN360

Friday April 3:
Montreal at New Jersey, 7pm, Sportsnet
Colorado at Anaheim, 10pm SN1

Saturday April 4:
Toronto at Boston, 7pm
Washington at Ottawa, 7pm
New Jersey at New York Rangers, 7pm
Detroit at Minnesota, 7pm
Calgary at Edmonton, 10pm
Colorado at Los Angeles, 10pm

Sunday April 5:
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 12:30pm NBC
Montreal at Florida, 5pm Sportsnet
Ottawa at Toronto, 7:30pm City

Monday April 6:
Columbus at NY Rangers, 7pm SN1

Tuesday April 7:
Minnesota at Chicago, 8:30pm SN1

Wednesday April 8:
Toronto at Columbus, 7:30pm Sportsnet
Boston at Washington, 8pm SN1
Dallas at Anaheim, 10:30pm SN1

Thursday April 9:
Chicago at St. Louis, 8pm SN360
San Jose at Edmonton, 9:30pm SN360

Saturday April 11:
Minnesota at St. Louis, 3pm NBC
San Jose at Los Angeles, 3pm NBC
Montreal at Toronto, 7pm
Boston at Tampa Bay, 7pm
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 7pm
Edmonton at Vancouver, 10pm

9 thoughts on “Rogers 2014-15 NHL National Broadcast Schedule

  1. Okay, I read the article and discovered this key sentence:

    “All playoff games will be on the Rogers array of stations”

    So that means that there will be *no* playoff hockey (including the SC finals) on the CBC?

    If that quote above is accurate, Rogers will have pissed off a *lot* of people, because unless they are showing the SC finals on their CITY OTA stations, they have now taken the SC playoffs to cable only.

    TSN gets away with it with the Grey Cup but I don’t think Rogers will escape a firestorm if they stick to the idea of all the playoffs on cable only.

    • I was under the impression that the SCF will be on CBC for the next 3 yrs

      Regardless, this is a LOT of games. Not sure if it’s worth getting Centre Ice, unless they drop the price

      • I think what Rogers may do is position NHL CI as a more niche product (and boost the price accordingly) because not everyone will want to watch such “classic” tilts as NSH / LAK but there will be an audience for that.

        But given what I’ve seen them doing (or not doing) WRT to NHL Game Centre Live, the above is pure speculation (and quite possibly) fiction

        • Your comment just reminded me I forgot to add a paragraph about GCL and CI. Basically, there is no info right now on what Rogers are doing, whether they will offer CI and how badly they’ll screw up GCL.

          • Actually in poking around the NHL.com website it turns out that there are dummy “landing pages” for at least Bell / Rogers *Cable Customers” to access NHL GCL, reading into that it looks like if you are a cable customer you get some type of access to whatever Rogers will be producing.

    • Apologies, bad writing on my part. I include CBC when I say array of stations as CBC is showing games all throughout the season. But eventually it will no longer be on CBC and will either go to City, Sportsnet or a mix of both, like we see in the US where only certain Stanley Cup games are on regular NBC.

      • No problem, but yeah, I’m seeing the writing on the wall and it goes like this:

        Either rejoin the “BDU Borg” or forget about watching hockey how you want, when you want and what teams you want to watch, thanks to this Faustian pact that the NHL made with Rogers.

    • Not sure how you got that out of the article, but the playoffs will be on CBC as well as the SCF’s.

  2. Thanks for this breakdown. I’m still a little confused as to how Saturday nights are going to look, but honestly it’s pretty rad to have such a wide range of games to choose from, even on basic cable! I swear, it doesn’t feel like that long ago CBC only had one game some weekends

    A vaguely off-topic note: all these Thursday night games on 360 mean NCAA Football and TNT’s NBA doubleheaders are over at TSN now, right?

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